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Colorado (Brazil) logoCervarjaria Colorado
Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

Founded in 1995, Cerverjaria Colorado is named after it’s first brewing equipment, purchased on the used market. Marcelo Carneiro da Rocha, struggling for a name for his fledgling brewery, thought to himself “The equipment is from Colorado! A good name for a brewery!” Indeed, the brewery is Pan-American, with gear from Canada, The United States and Brazil.

As one of the original craft breweries in Brazil, Colorado prides itself in making delicious beers reflecting its Brazilian origins. All three of the beers sold in the US are brewed with native Brazilian ingredients for a completely original flavor. Despite the apparent familiar styles, you are in for a decidedly Brazilian experience!

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Colorado Guanabara label


Colorado Guanabara

Named after the famous bay of the same name—the home of Rio de Janeiro—pictured on the label.

Made with black rapadura sugar, a rough-and-ready form of cane sugar. It adds a treacly, molasses note to this stupendous Imperial Stout. Brewed with Colorado’s deft touch, Guanabara is splendidly integrated in overall flavor: hops, malt, sugar all come into balance with roasted notes, gentle bitterness and a nose redolent of figs, pomegranate syrup and a high note of resiny hops.

A beautiful match for game, well-matured cheeses, charcuterie and creme brule. Serve cool but not chilled for best, most explosive, flavor.

Gold Medal, Mondial

10.0% ABV
Available in 600ml bottle; 20L keg.


Colorado Vixnu label


Colorado Vixnu

In this masterful Imperial IPA, the brewers at Colorado have used the pale version of their native Rapadura sugar. It give the beer a slight alcoholic boost and serves to even out the heavy malt character. The result is an intensely hoppy beer with a tremendous amount of poise and grace. The body is moderate and the “moreish” quality is high! Aromas of tropical fruits, jasmine and honey dominate the nose.

This is a sexy beach volleyball player of a beer!

9.5% ABV
Available in 600ml bottle; 20L keg.


Colorado Berthô label


Colorado Berthô

What could be more indicative of it’s origin than Brazil Nuts? In this unique brew, Brazil Nuts are roasted to develop flavor and bring the foam-killing oil to the surface of the nuts. They are cooled slightly and then wiped down by hand to remove the oil. This is repeated until no more oil rises to the surface. Needless to say, it’s an intense brewing process!

The beer is fully nutty, with a rich, full mouthfeel and the very delectable aroma and flavor of freshly roasted nuts. The only brown ale we’ve had that TRULY tastes like a “nut brown”. Delicious, but let it warm up for best aroma and flavor.

8.0% ABV
Available in 600ml bottle; 20L keg.


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